In addition to the changes announced in the Newsletter there is always a lot going on behind the scenes. The following refer to the first two weeks in May.
unless otherwise stated a high resolution image is provided
- St Leonards, Bengeo: New coloured Picture of church - (separate page set up for church)
- Tallow Works Fire, Bernards Heath: Greatly improved image added and linked to publisher
- Street View, Buckland: New picture including school children
- River Colne: Coloured picture of Five Arches Railway Bridge replaces monochrome version
- James Dickson, St Albans: 2014 photograph of his memorial vault in St Peter's Churchyard
- Hill End Hospital, St Albans: 1905 picture of Nurses taken by Montiville Evans from St Albans museum collection.
- Grimston Grave, Tewin: Another image (no larger image available) of the collection of different views of this interesting grave.
- Bayford House, Bayford: additional information on occupiers.
- Bedwell Park, Essendon: additional information on occupiers.
- Rye House, Hoddesdon: Link to history of the Rye House Tavern
- Hill End Hospital, St Albans: New dating information on post card
New Publisher Link Pages:
- John Bishop of Royston (Father & Son) John senior's father was an artist in a travelling theatre)
- Knight Brothers
- Mitchell & Watkins
- Montiville Evans of St Albans - including extensive biography
Minor Queries and other emails
- Advised Carol about the start of civil registration and suggested she would find details of the 1837 birth/baptism on familysearch.org.
- Advised Julie about a possible home for some old school magazines and a family bible
- The census (especially if mis-transcribed) can cause problems and I suggested reasons why Kathy was confused.
- Ev, a distant cousin, contacted me about an exchange of information about common ancestors. Unfortunately I did the research over 30 years ago on a computer which no longer exists. Part of the information is somewhere in boxes of computer listings buried in boxes at the back of the garage. ... ...
- I don't have time to give a full answer to every enquiry and where appropriate I give preference to people who live a long way from Hertfordshire. As Lesley lived only a few miles from an excellent Hertfordshire Library with more relevant resources than I have, I suggested that a visit to the library would be more appropriate.
- Contacted Dianne about the exhibition 'Bushey during the Great War' in August [Full details will be posted later]
- Ian has provided a new link to the online account The Railway comes to Tring
A number of the above involve new or updated links to/from related pages. In addition there are some other "draft updates" already online which will be notified later this month.